Sunday, November 8, 2015

Dandy Nails Winter Collection

Today we're going to be taking a gander at the Dandy Nails Winter Collection! It consists of five polishes, and I think they all fit nicely together without being too similar.

Bory-Alice is a lovely thing. It's blackened jelly base accented with blue to purple duochromatic flecks was opaque for me in three coats. Application was easy and it did show a bit of extra sparkle in person!

Cashmere Night is a matte finish purple polish with bits of blue and pink added for visual interest. I think the name is totally apt and it's cool to see some indies coming out with polishes of varied finishes. Cashmere Night went on pretty well. I used three coats to smooth out a few minor bumps but it was opaque in two.

Here is Cashmere Night with topcoat.

Chilled Down is a cream colored jelly base with blue and gold flakes. This is my very favorite in the collection! I only needed two coats for the opacity below and the formula was quite easy to work with. I think the color combinations in this polish are just lovely, and the gold breathes a nice bit of energy into the mix.

Highest Ground is a frosty baby blue with blue microshimmer. The photo shows three coats. While I'm not usually a fan of frosts, I found myself admiring this one on my nails. It looks very wintry, like soft, newly fallen snow and a blue sky. Makes me want to go skiing! The other plus is that, unlike most frosts, I did not have visible brushstrokes!

Finally, we have Moonglow, a gunmetal metallic shade with a faint holographic effect. I needed two coats for opacity in person, but for photographs I used three coats. It applied quite nicely!

Here is Moonglow in direct light.

Which ones are calling your name? I've gotta give it up to Chilled Down and Bory-Alice personally, but I love the variation of finishes and effects in this collection!

You can buy Dandy Nails from the Dandy Nails Etsy shop or on Ninja Polish. You can also visit the brand's Facebook page for more information and all the latest news!

Products provided for review.

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